Portrait of the Hon George Venables Vernon by Thomas Gainsborough

Full length portrait with gun-dog of the Hon.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
250 x 150 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,250 ( Total: £6,750)
Acquired in:
1957
Vendor:
Leggatt's

George Venables Vernon (1735-1830), later 2nd Lord Vernon. The sitter is leaning against a tree, stroking a spaniel. He was MP for Glamorgan in 1774 and succeeded to the title on his father's death in 1780.

Provenance

Lord Vernon of Sudbury Hall Derby; Lord Vernon sale, Christie's, 20 June 1919 (78); bought Sulley; Frederick C Stout, Ardmore, Pa.

Venue details

Southampton City Art Gallery Civic Centre, SOUTHAMPTON Hampshire SO14 7LP 023 8083 2277 www.southampton.gov.uk/art

Entry details

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